PTEROGLOSSUS

(Ramphastidae; Ϯ Black-necked Araçari P. aracari) Gr. πτερον pteron  feather; γλωσσα glōssa  tongue; "GENUS 4. PTEROGLOSSUS (πτερον penna  γλωσσα lingua) (Federzüngler Germ. Aracari Gall.)   Rostrum capite longius, crassum, tenue, inane, cultratum, basi margine incrassato, maxillae angulo frontali obtuso. Tomia serrata.  Nares superae, in maxillae basi. Lingua mediocris, angusta, pennacea.  Cauda gradata.  Pedes scansorii. Digiti externi internis longiores. Acropodia scutulata.   Species: Ramphastos Aracari, viridis Lin." (Illiger 1811); "Pteroglossus Illiger, Prodromus, 1811, p. 202. Type, by subsequent designation, Ramphastos aracari Linné. (G. R. Gray, List Gen. Bds., 1840, p. 50.)" (Peters 1948, VI, 74).   
Synon. Aracari, Baillonius, Beauharnaisius, Grammarhynchus, Pyrosterna, Rhagoborus, Ulocomus.

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Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 19 January 2019).